Your bridesmaids are all dressed in their matching robes, the bridal suite is well stocked with mimosas, and the curling irons are heating up. It's almost time to say "I do!" The morning that you're getting ready for your wedding will be full of fun, champagne, and anxious excitement—and you'll want to capture it all in getting ready photos that'll last forever. Because such a task can be overwhelming, it's helpful to give your photographer a list of wedding photos you must have in your album. But where to start? Right here, of course! Below, we've listed all the getting ready photos you can't forget to take.
Just imagine how disappointing it would be to get your wedding photos back from your photographer and realizing that she missed snapping a pic of your bridal party opening their bridesmaids gifts. And that snapshot of all your girls jumping on the bridal suite bed that you wanted? That would've been totally Instagram-worthy, had you remembered to take it. Who wants to feel any regret when flipping through their wedding album? Avoid any of those shoulda coulda wouldas by planning ahead. Pass along this list of must-take getting ready photos to your photographer, so you can be 100 percent confident that they'll capture every sweet, morning-of moment between you and your bridesmaids, and ensure that the hours before your wedding go off without a single hitch.
Snap Sentimental Details
This bridal dress designer added a special finishing touch to her own gown: the lyrics to Neil Young’s "Harvest Moon" embroidered inside. Be sure to get photos of any similarly sentimental details you may have.